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Morteza Taiebat


Research Associate

  • Ph.D. Resource Policy & Behavior, University of Michigan, 2021
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2015
  • B.S. Mechanical & Automotive Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, 2013
Research Interests

Morteza a PhD candidate in Resource Policy and Behavior (SEAS) and Transportation Engineering (CEE) at the University of Michigan. He is affiliated with the Center for Sustainable Systems, working under the supervision of Ming Xu, Sam Stolper, and Henry Liu. His research broadly focuses on leveraging the emerging modes of transportation (i.e. automated, shared, & electric vehicles) to improve transportation system efficiency while reducing social inequality and environmental impacts. He utilizes data science techniques, economics, and optimization to investigate the mechanisms that promote sustainable transportation.


  • Connected & Automated Vehicles
  • Sustainable Mobility
  • Transportation Economics
  • Data Science